Dreamgirls at Signature Theatre in Arlington

Dreamgirls at Signature Theatre in Arlington

November 13, 2012 – January 6, 2013
Arlington VA

Love, Love Me Baby! The Tony Award®-Winning Musical Dreamgirls Lights Up Signature Theatre Stage.

The smash hit Broadway musical-turned-Oscar-winning motion picture Dreamgirls, captures the spirit and hope of Motown when a girl group makes it big in the 60s and 70s. In a business controlled by men, the female trio fights for recognition, fellowship and love as superstardom challenges their musical and cultural identity.

Dreamgirls begins a limited run at Arlington’s Signature Theatre on November 13. Featuring the unforgettable tunes “Dreamgirls,” “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going,” “One Night Only” and more. Led by local star Nova Y. Payton as big-voiced diva Effie White, the production is set to run through January 6, 2013.

A rich, glowing spectacle about the price of show-biz success, Dreamgirls sizzles with sparkling dance and R&B soul.


Starring Hairspray’s Nova Y. Payton as Effie.
Starring Hairspray’s Nova Y. Payton as Effie.

Sponsored by the Bernard Family Foundation with additional support from Tony Garro, MD.

Book & Lyrics by Tom Eyen
Music by Henry Krieger
Original Broadway Production Directed & Choreographed by Michael Bennett
Orchestrations by Harold Wheeler
Produced on Broadway by Michael Bennett, Robert Avian, Geffen Records & The Shubert Organization
Music Director Jon Kalbfleisch
Co-Choreographer Brianne Camp
Directed & Choreographed by Matthew Gardiner
Scenic Design Adam Koch
Costume Design Frank Labovitz
Lighting Design Chris Lee
Sound Design Matt Rowe

Recipient of the 2009 Regional Theatre Tony Award®, Signature Theatre is a non-profit professional theater company in Arlington, Virginia dedicated to producing contemporary musicals and plays, reinventing classic musicals, and developing new work. Under the leadership of Co-founder and Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer and Managing Director Maggie Boland, Signature has presented 38 world premiere productions and is renowned for combining Broadway-quality productions with intimate playing spaces.

Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre
4200 Campbell Ave
Arlington, VA 22206

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